Friday’s VIPIR Forecast: More rain and storms

Posted at 5:09 AM, Jul 03, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-03 08:18:29-04

More rain and storms… A string of fronts will continue to linger over the Mid-Atlantic, keeping showers and storms in the forecast through the weekend. Expect mostly cloudy skies today with showers and storms, especially for late this afternoon and tonight. Some storms could be strong to severe with the potential for localized flooding. Highs will only reach into the low and mid 80s this afternoon.

Showers and storms will continue for the weekend but should be a bit more scattered. High temperatures will warm slightly into the mid and upper 80s on Saturday but slip back to the low and mid 80s on Sunday.

Today: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms(60%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: NE/SE 5-10

Tonight: Mostly Cloudy, Showers/Storms(60%). Lows in the low 70s. Winds: SE 5-10

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, Scattered Showers/Storms(40%). Highs in the mid 80s. Winds: SW 10-15

Tropical Update

Tropical activity is not expected over the next few days.

Weather & Health

Pollen: Low (Grasses)

UV Index: 7 (High)

Air Quality: Moderate (Code Yellow)

Mosquitoes: Very High

Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield)

July 3rd

1996 F0 Tornado: Northampton Co, NC

1996 Severe Thunderstorms: East Central Virginia, Southeast Virginia - Hail 0.75"-1.75"

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